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23-May-2018
23-May-2018
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The monument commemorates bicentenary of George Bass` exploration and naming of Barmouth Creek in December 1797.

The area was first explored by Europeans on 18 December 1797 during the southern voyage of George Bass. Taking shelter in an inlet during a gale Bass travelled up the Pambula River noting the beauty of the spot in his diary.

 

Location

Address:Landing Road, Broadwater 2549, 2549
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.968585
Long: 149.884288
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event Start Date:18-December-1797
Actual Event End Date:18-December-1797

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December-1997
Front Inscription

This Monument Was Erected To
Commemorate The Bicentenary Of 
    GEORGE BASS`
Discovery And Naming Of Barmouth Creek, Pambula
 On 18 December 1797.

Erected By The Pambula George Bass
Bicentenary Committee, December 1997.

 

Source: MA
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